Keyword: courtney

  • In 1984, Fit to Fight won the New York Handicap Triple which consisted of the Metropolitan, Suburban (shown), and Brooklyn Handicaps -- all grade I.

    Fit to Fight Euthanized

    Fit to Fight, one of the original three stallions to enter stud at Mr. and Mrs. William S. Farish's Lane's End near Versailles, Ky., was euthanized Friday, May 30, due to the infirmities of old age.

  • Grade II Winner E Dubai Sires First Winner

    Grade II winner E Dubai was represented by his first winner when his son, Barilko, won July 3 at Woodbine for owner/trainer David Dwyer in his first start.

  • Meadowlake Dies at Age 22

    Meadowlake, the sire of 54 stakes winners including champion Meadow Star, died Nov. 5 at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • TCA to Honor Robert Courtney Sr.

    Lifelong Kentucky Thoroughbred horseman Robert Estill Courtney Sr. has been named Honored Guest of the Thoroughbred Club of America's 72nd annual Testimonial Dinner. Courtney, owner of Crestfield Farm outside Lexington, Ky., will be honored at Keeneland Race Course the evening of Nov. 1.

  • Stormy Pick, sold for the top price of $700,000 at Fasig-Tipton sale.

    Fasig-Tipton's Gross And Average Plunge, But Median Increases

    Fasig-Tipton's November select mixed sale suffered significant declines in gross revenue and average price Sunday night in Central Kentucky. But not all the news was bad. The median increased, indicating a more healthy middle market. And the buy-back rate, while high, rose hardly at all from 2000.